Tungatinah to Tokyo: the Tasmanian canoeist who made it to the Olympics

23 July 2021

We catch up with Daniel Watkins ahead of the canoe slalom event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. We asked about his canoeing career to date and learned about the qualities that make Tasmanian paddlers unique on the international circuit.



Holey moley - Rats will eat anything

09 July 2021

Delve into the vital role of high voltage circuit breakers in our electricity supply and what makes them so attractive in the rodent world...



Education the key to escaping prejudice

27 May 2021

The new ‘Hydro Tasmania Scholarship’ will be granted to an LGBTIQ+ Tasmanian tertiary student annually, as part of our recently announced Gold Partnership with the Pinnacle Foundation.


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The north-west’s beating art

27 May 2021

Mark 26 June for something very special happening in Sheffield, when Hydro Tasmania and TasNetworks partner with the award-winning Big hArt for a one-of-a-kind event.



Saving the wombats of Musselroe Bay

26 May 2021

There’s so much we don’t know about wombats, but these scientists are learning how to save them from a deadly disease.


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It takes a village

22 March 2021

Water is at the heart of everything we do. So too is a deep belief in giving back to society, which means thinking globally as well as locally. For these reasons, we’re proud to support Water for a Village: a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation that improves access to clean drinking water in Ethiopia. Read their inspiring story here, and learn more about how you can get involved.



Hydro: The next generation

25 February 2021

Local duo, Joe and Amanda of The Tasmanian Tuxedo are all about championing local stories. Our CEO Evangelista 'Ange' Albertini shared his journey with them, from growing up in Hobart's northern suburbs to transforming the future of renewable energy in Tasmania.



Funding for first responders

12 February 2021

The life-saving volunteers of the Derwent Valley SES helped us launch the 2021 Community Grant Program and show us how they put their own grant to good use protecting Tasmanians.



Restoration of Lagoon of Islands

02 February 2021

Nestled near Woods Lake on the Central Plateau, sits Lagoon of Islands. While the casual observer may say Lagoon of Islands is unremarkable, to an ecologist it is a place of wonder.



Lake Burbury goes cray-cray!

21 January 2021

A little-known species of burrowing crayfish thought to be extinct has been found alive and well, as part of one of our environmental surveys.